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Thoracic Track Program Overview

✝ No CME Credits Awarded
* Young Investigator Award Applicant
THURSDAY, 31 May 2012
07.30 - 08.30 Continental Breakfast in Exhibition Hall
08.00 - 08.15 Opening & Welcome Remarks
08.00 - 16.00 Thoracic Masters Class: Advances in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Chair: Robert McKenna, MD; Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Loa Angeles, California
8.00 - 10:30 Thoracic Masters Class: Morning Session
10.30 - 11.00 Introduction of the Presidents
11.00 - 11.45 Presidential Address
John L. Knight, MD; Flinders Medical Center, Bedford Park, Australia
11.45 - 13.15 LUNCH SYMPOSIA✝
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
13.15-15.00 Thoracic Masters Class: Afternoon Session
16.00 - 17.00 HANDS ON TRAINING STATIONS
17.00 - 18.00 Exhibition Hall Reception
17.00 - 18.00 Poster Competition: Round 1
✝ No CME Credits Awarded
* Young Investigator Award Applicant
FRIDAY, 1 June 2012
6.30 - 7.50 BREAKFAST SYMPOSIA✝
Breakfast Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
07.00 - 08.30 Continental Breakfast in Exhibition Hall
08.00 - 09.20 THORACIC SESSION 1 - Lung
T1 Robotic Lobectomy for Early Stage Lung Cancer: Results Following the Learning Curve
Mark Meyer, Barbara Tempesta, Eric Strother, Marc Margolis, Farid Gharagozloo
Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (4 minutes)
T2 Robotic Video-Assisted Segmentectomy
Mark Meyer, Marc Margolis, Barbara Tempesta, Eric Strother, Farid Gharagozloo
Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (4 minutes)
T3 Threeport Thoracoacopic Segmentectomy
Tadasu Kohno, Sakashi Fujimori, Junji Ichinose, Motoko Hirono, Takas hi Harano
Toranomon Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Discussion (4 minutes)
T4 Single Incision VATS for Pleural Disease
Daniel Miller, Seth Force, Allan Pickens, Felix Fernandez, Theresa Luu
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Discussion (4 minutes)
T5* VATS for management of Tuberculosis Sequelae
Shaiwal Khandelwal, Kriti Mittal, Shivani Swami, Bornali Datta, Sangeeta Khanna, Ranvir Singh, Ali Zamir Khan
Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, India
Discussion (4 minutes)
T6 Uniportal Videothoracoscopic Surgery: Our Indications and Limits
Alessandro Gonfiotti, Massimo O. Jaus, Daniel Barale, Paolo Macchiarini
European Centre of Thoracic Research, Florence, Italy
Discussion (4 minutes)
09.20 - 10.00 Coffee Break in Exhibition Hall
10.00 - 10.40 Consensus Statement
Chair: Gregory Fontana, MD
Researcher: Davy Cheng, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FCAHS
Statistician: Janet Martin, PhD
10.40 - 11.25 Kit V. Arom Lectureship
Edward Verrier, MD
11.25 - 12.20 THORACIC SESSION 2 - Miscellaneous
T7 Clinical Outcomes of VATS for Thymomas
Thirugnanam Agasthian
National University Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
Discussion (4 minutes)
T8 Long Term Results After Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS)Thymectomy in Patients with Nonthymomatous Myasthenia Gravis
Cezary Piwkowski, Mariusz Kasprzyk, Piotr Gabryel, Bartomiej Gacki, Wojciech Dyszkiewicz
Pozna Medical University, Pozna, Poland
Discussion (4 minutes)
T9 Subpleural Infusion of Local Anesthetic for Pain Control After Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
Eric Strother, Mark Meyer, Barbara Tempesta, Marc Margolis, Farid Gharagozloo
Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (4 minutes)
T10* Timing of Chest X-Ray Following Thorascopic Sympathectomy Can Avoid Unnecessary Drain Placement and Radiation Exposure
Gwyn Beattie, Rory Beattie, Mark Jones
Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, United Kingdom
Discussion (4 minutes)
TMP1 Videothoracoscopic First Rib Resection
Miguel Congregado, Rafael Jimenez-Merchan, Sergio B. Moreno-Merino, Marta Lopez-Porras, Gregorio Gallardo, Ana Triviño, Fernando Cozar, Jesus Loscertales
Virgen Macarena University Hospital, Sevilla, Spain
TMP2 A New Video-Assisted Endotracheal Suture Technique for Correction of Distal Tracheal Laceration After Intubation
Altair S. Costa, Jr.1, Luiz E. V. Leao1, Joao A. J. Perfeito1, Jose E. Succi1, Erika Rymkiewicz1, Caio A. S. Matta1, Marcel M. Sandrini1, Ricardo S. Santos2
1Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2Thorax Institute, Sao Paulo, Brazil
TMP3 Local Anesthesia Thoracoscopy: New Indications for Old Technique
Bornali Datta, Shivani Swami, Shaiwal Khandelwal, Ali Zamir Khan
Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, India
Discussion (7 minutes)
12.20 - 13.50 LUNCH SYMPOSIA✝
Luncheon Symposia are not part of the ISMICS scientific program and are not eligible for CME credits through the ISMICS joint sponsor, Cinemed.
13.50 - 14.20 LATE BREAKING NEWS
14.20 - 15.35 THORACIC SESSION 3 - Esophageal
T11 Minimally Invasive Transhiatal Esophagectomy Compared with Minimally Invasive Thoracic Approach
Yong W. Seong, Young T. Kim, Se Hoon Choi, Byung Su Yoo, In Kyu Park, Chang Hyun Kang, Joo Hyun Kim
Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
Discussion (4 minutes)
T12 Robot-assisted Thoracoscopic Ivor-Lewis Esophagogastrectomy For Esophageal Cancer
Marc Margolis, Rami Makhoul, Mark Meyer, Barbara Tempesta, Eric Strother, Farid Gharagozloo
Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (4 minutes)
T13 Robotics Enables A Single Minimally Invasive Approach to the Right Sided Epiphrenic Diverticulum
Barbara Tempesta, Mark Meyer, Marc Margolis, Eric Strother, Farid Gharagozloo
Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (4 minutes)
T14* Learning Curve for the Laparoscopy in Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy in a Laparoscopy Naive High Volume Thoracoscopy Surgeon
In Kyu Park1, Yong Won Sung1, Mi Kyung Bae2, Chang Young Lee2, Kyung Young Chung2, Choong Bai kim2
1Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 2Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Discussion (4 minutes)
T15* Initial Results of Minimally Invasive Ivor-Lewis Esophagectomy After Induction Chemoradiation for Esophageal Cancer
Alan A. Thomay, Justin Snyder, Donna Edmundson, Walter J. Scott
Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Discussion (4 minutes)
TMP4 Robotics Enables a Laparoscopic Approach to the Dissection of the Hiatus and Primary Hiatal Closure in Patients with Giant Hiatal Hernias
Barbara Tempesta, Mark Meyer, Marc Margolis, Eric Strother, Farid Gharagozloo
Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
TMP5 Early Experience with Robotic-Assisted Laparoscopic Giant Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Inderpal S. Sarkaria, Nabil P. Rizk, David J. Finley, James Huang, Prasad Adusumilli, Manjit S. Bains
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
Discussion (5 minutes)
15.45 - 16.45 Keynote Address
Observing the Origin of the Universe

Edward Wright, PhD
16.45 - 17.45 Poster Competition Finals
18.30 - 20.30 Attendee Reception
22.00 - 23.30 President's Nightcap - JW Marriott
✝ No CME Credits Awarded
* Young Investigator Award Applicant
SATURDAY, 2 June 2012
07.30 - 08.30 Continental Breakfast
08.00 - 08:30 ISMICS Member Business Meeting
08.30 - 09.30 Thoracic Movie Day - Session I
TV1 Robotic Laparoscopic Gastroesophageal Valvuloplasty: A Video Presentation
Eric Strother, Mark Meyer, Marc Margolis, Barbara Tempesta, Farid Gharagozloo.
Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (3 minutes)
TV2 Thoracoscopic Resection of Foregut Duplication Cyst
Dimitrios Topalidis, Alberto De Hoyos
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA
Discussion (3 minutes)
TV3 Robotic Selective Thoracic Sympathectomy for Upper Extremity Hyperhidrosis
Hans Coveliers1, Mark Meyer2, Barbara Tempesta2, Eric Strother2, Marc Margolis2, Farid Gharagozloo2.
1VU Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (3 minutes)
TV4 Novel Technique for Relief of Recurrent Dysphagia Following Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication
Joseph D. Phillips, Malcolm M. DeCamp, Shari L. Meyerson
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
Discussion (3 minutes)
TV5 Robotic Thoracoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia: A Video Presentation
Barbara Tempesta, Mark Meyer, Marc Margolis, Eric Strother, Farid Gharagozloo
Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (3 minutes)
TV6 Thoracoscopic Resection of a Giant Teratoma Compressing the Right Heart
Luke Rothermel, William Leukhardt, Robert Gilkeson, Alan Markowitz, Carsten Schroeder
Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
Discussion (3 minutes)
09.30 - 09.45 Break
09.45 - 10.45 Thoracic Movie Day - Session II
TV7 Robotic Thoracoscopic First Rib Resection for Paget-Schroetter Disease: A Video Presentation
Mark Meyer, Barbara Tempesta, Marc Margolis, Srini Tummala, Richard Neville, Farid Gharagozloo
Washington Institute of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at The GW University Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
Discussion (3 minutes)
TV8 Robotic Systematic Mediastinal Nodal Dissection
Ali Zamir Khan, Shaiwal Khandelwal, Rajnish Kumar, Jyotirmoy Das, Ranvir Singh, Sangeeta Khanna
Medanta, The Medicity, Gurgaon, India
Discussion (3 minutes)
TV9 In The Fissure or Fissureless: Versatility of Robotic Assisted Lobectomy
Benny Weksler, Peter Ferson, Arjun Pennathur
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Discussion (3 minutes)
TV10 Single Incision Thoracoscopic Right Upper Lobectomy with Chest Wall Resection by Posterior Approach
Diego Gonzalez-Rivas, Ricardo Fernandez, Mercedes De la Torre, Maria Delgado
Coruña Hospital, la coruña, Spain
Discussion (3 minutes)
TV11 Thoracoscopic Resection of Intrathoracic Well Differentiated Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma
Dimitrios Topalidis, Alberto De Hoyos
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL, USA


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